Tag Archives: Local Church

What should we know about marriage?

Originally posted on Wisdomforlife:
Someone once asked why so many married people seem so miserable. “Perhaps,” another responded, “it’s because so many miserable people are married.” Maybe marriage itself is not the problem. With a 50 percent divorce rate for…

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Tensions between younger and older Church members

Do you have tensions between older and younger church members? Here’s a concern that seems to resonate in many Churches. Continue reading

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Five 90 second radio clips about church life

Listen to five 90 second radio clips reminding us of what it means to be the Church. Continue reading

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Why I love the Church (2)

Our love for God compels us to commit to a particular local church, not just out of faithfulness to tradition, but in love and devotion to our Lord who promised, “I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it” (Matthew 16:18).
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Why I love the Church

Is it possible to love the Lord without loving the Church? Continue reading

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Urgent question (audio link)

Q. How can we proclaim and celebrate a gospel of grace and forgiveness while enforcing standards of morality — without becoming a prideful and self-righteous or watchful and legalistic Church? Continue reading

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Another urgent question for the Church

How can we proclaim and celebrate a gospel of grace and forgiveness while enforcing standards of morality — without becoming… Continue reading

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